5 Easy Weeknight Meals (Slideshow)

Try these simple and easy meals during a busy week

Barbecue Chicken Mac and Cheese Recipe

Jerry Errico

My daughter Sammy never liked taking chicken to school for lunch, but when I put this dish in her thermos (albeit a gluten-free version), she came home and told me I had given her two of her favorite foods in one! I don’t know who was happier — Sammy or her mother who had managed to sneak in some more brain-boosting protein into her daughter’s day! Maybe that’s why she aced the math test!

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Black Bean Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Pillsbury

This easy vegetarian black bean casserole is loaded with cheese and flavor.

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Cold Noodles with Greek Yogurt-Sesame Sauce Recipe

Chobani

Some people see the words "cold noodles" in a recipe title and think it's the exotic, complicated international affair, but Chobani yogurt figured out an easy way to put it together. Combining their plain variety of Greek yogurt with easy to find ingredients like soy sauce, peanut butter, and sesame oil, this dish is an impressive Asian dish that tastes just as good as it does overseas. 

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Crescent Wrapped and Stuffed Peppers

Pillsbury

Savory and delicious, these stuffed peppers are given a touch of decadence wrapped in croissant dough. 

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Luscious Artichoke Heart Pizza Recipe

Pillsbury

Check out this simple, flavorful atrichoke heart pizza recipe for an easy meal. 

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